Clemson basketball coach Oliver Purnell played golf with the media Tuesday at the Walker Course at Clemson. Afterwards, he sat down to preview the upcoming season.
Audio: Oliver Purnell (11:24)
The Tigers return 11 lettermen from last year’s 23-9, NCAA Tournament team. The Tigers finished 9-7 in ACC play. They lost three big scorers from that team in KC Rivers, Terrence Oglesby and Raymond Sykes. Those three combined for 35 points per game last season.
The Tigers will be led by All American candidate senior forward Trevor Booker. He averaged nearly 15 points and 10 rebounds per game last season.
The Tigers will open their season at home November 13th against Presbyterian.